HomeFORMULA 1

Formula 1: the Mick Schumacher announcement that shakes Ferrari fans

Mick schumacher will be the official reserve driver of the team Ferrari, as confirmed by the team manager Mattia binotto in an interview with th


will be the official reserve driver of the team , as confirmed by the team manager Mattia binotto in an interview with the German channel RTL. “Mick will be a reserve driver for Ferrari, just like Antonio Giovinazzi“, said Binotto.” Antonio will be the reserve driver in some races, but when he is not, there will be Mick. “

According to this information, the 22-year-old German, who in 2022 will also compete for Haas, will be a reserve pilot for Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz in eleven Grand Prix. In the event that any of them cannot participate, Schumacher will race for the Maranello team and thus places himself on the path of his father, Michael Schumacher, winner of seven championships.

“Mick is a Ferrari driver. He belongs to the Ferrari Driver Academy. With Haas he defended very well throughout the 2021 season,” added Binotto. The team boss said: “The ultimate goal of the Ferrari Driver Academy is to find the next Ferrari driver. That is why it is important for us to always support and help him.”

He added that Schumacher is “very happy” for his new role. “We believe that in the future it will be even better.” Leclerc has a contract with Ferrari until 2024, while Sainz’s contract ends at the end of 2022. Binotto announced in the RTL interview that this European winter he will meet with Sainz to talk about his future.

Mick, in the footsteps of his father.

On the other hand, Mick said that he comes with great expectations to the next season. “We want to have a competitive car, to be able to be regularly in the fight for the points. For this we must be constant. Our goal is to reach the top third of Q2 ranking or even top ten, “he told” Sport Bild “about Haas.

After his first season in the premier class of motorsport, the young driver expressed that he is “satisfied” with the work he did. “But it is also clear, if you look at the results, that next season must be better.”

Topics

.